EPA to Participate in Farmer to Farmer Grant funded Groundbreaking Nutrient Recovery Technology Demonstration to Support a Sustainable Agricultural Circular Economy
HAVANA, Fla. (June 10, 2022) — On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD) in along with May Nursery, will demonstrate how unused nutrients from agricultural practices can be captured and transformed into a biofertilizer to support a sustainable agricultural circular economy.
The NWFWMD was awarded $959,754 through an EPA Farmer-to-Farmer grant last year for an Algae Harvesting and Biomass Reuse project where unused nutrients from agricultural practices are captured and transformed into a biofertilizer to support sustainable nutrient reduction in agricultural runoff.
WHAT: EPA Farmer to Farmer Project Demonstration
WHO: Daniel Blackman, EPA Region 4 Administrator
Marc Wyatt, EPA Gulf of Mexico Division Director
Anna Upton, Governing Board Member, NWFWMD
WHEN: June 14, 2022, 10 am – 11 am EDT
WHERE: May Nursery (Gadsden County) 178 May Nursery Road, Havana, FL 32333
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your participation and receive dial-in details.
**Event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person at: EPA Region 4 Facebook
The Gulf of Mexico Division is a non-regulatory program of EPA founded to facilitate collaborative actions to protect, maintain, and restore the health and productivity of the Gulf of Mexico in ways consistent with the economic well-being of the region. To carry out its mission, the Gulf of Mexico Division continues to maintain and expand partnerships with state and federal agencies, federally recognized tribes, local governments and authorities, academia, regional business and industry, agricultural and environmental organizations, and individual citizens and communities.
For more information visit: https://www.epa.gov/gulfofmexico